Karin Heinschink

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Studies of Agricultural Economics at University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland (PhD, 2014)
Studies of International Business Administration at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (Mag.rer.soc.oec., 2008)
Foreign studies at Hanken School of Economics; Helsinki, Finland (2003)

Research associate at University College Dublin in co-operation with Teagasc Moorepark, Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Ireland (2008-2011)

Recipient of the ÖGA Award 2014 (prize awarded by the Austrian Society of Agricultural Economics to researchers under the age of 35)

Research associate at the Federal Institute of Agricultural Economics (from 2013)


  • Policy analyses (CAP; ÖPUL = Austrian programme to promote agricultural production methods compatible with the requirements of the protection of the environment, extensive production, and the maintenance of the countryside)
  • Standard gross margins, internet application

    Research Projects and Scientific Activities

    • LIVERUR - The Living Lab concept in rural areas >
    • Options for stabilising income of agricultural holdings >
    • Gross margins and databases for the business planning >
    • Implementation of a model system based on Austrian farm accounting data >
    • International Farm Comparison Network - IFCN >


    Heinschink, K.; Sinabell, F. und Tribl, Ch. (2016): Index-based Costs of Agricultural Production (INCAP) - A new cost and risk analysis tool. Contributed Paper prepared for presentation at the 90th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Society, University of Warwick, England. 4-6April 2016. Available at: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstream/236347/2/Karin_Heinschink_HeSiTr_INCAP-AES%20conf%20Coventry_2016.pdf (30/04/2016).>

    Heinschink, K.; Sinabell, F. und Tribl, Ch. (2015): Decomposition of production costs of crop, forage and livestock production in Austria. In: Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CULS) and Austrian Society of Agricultural Economics (ÖGA) (eds.): Book of Abstracts - Global Agribusiness and the Rural Economy. Joint international scientific conference (Agrarian Perspectives XXIV. And the 25th Annual Conference of the Austrian Society of Agricultural Economics), Prague 16-18 September 2015, S. 37. Available at: http://ap.pef.czu.cz/en/?r=6611 (22/09/2015). >